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How students of color confront imposter syndrome - Dena Simmons

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As a black woman from a tough part of the Bronx who grew up to attain all the markers of academic prestige, Dena Simmons knows that for students of color, success in school sometimes comes at the cost of living authentically. Now an educator herself, Simmons discusses how we might create a classroom that makes all students feel proud of who they are.

What are systemic ways schools contribute to students of color’s imposter syndrome?

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